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23 Latin American Destinations That Prove There's A Lot More To See Than Rio And Buenos Aires

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Kruschewsky | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel

It's no secret that Latin America houses many of this planet's most jaw-dropping destinations. Spotlight countries such as Brazil continue to be among...

7 Years: Love, Celebrate, Growth

Lisa Niver Rajna | Posted 03.01.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Niver Rajna

Soon we will be celebrating the day we met nearly seven years ago. It has been an incredible amazing fantastic voyage and we cannot wait to see what happens in 2014!

The Magical Colors of Cartagena de Indias

Mark Sissons | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Radiating from the square, the labyrinthine streets and alleyways of the Old City are lined with resuscitated colonial era mansions, their walls and wooden balconies painted pastel shades of sky blue, lemon yellow, lime green and burgundy.

5 Must-Do Colombian Experiences (VIDEOS)

Courtney Scott | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Courtney Scott

For decades, authors, artists and filmmakers have used Colombia as a muse for masterpieces: works of art like Botero's 'Horse' and Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera. Today, a new influx of travelers is getting to experience the magical realism that is Colombia

Cartagena - Eat, Pray, Love, Dance & More

Curtis Ellis | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

When Spain plundered Colombia's gold, it left behind a treasure that continues to draw seekers and sybarites from around the world: Cartagena. It was the muse for Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and is now one of the hottest travel destinations in the world. These are a few must-do's on your visit.

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Read More: Strauss, Syria, Treasury Department, Mongolia, Migraine, Kapuziner, Hosanna, Havana, Rapping, Benedictine Sisters, Blood Sausage, Buena Vista Social Club, Coffee, Taxi Cab Drivers, Salsa, Superbowl; Obama Fundraiser, Orlando Hernandez Pedroso, Argentina, Bette Midler, Lucy and Ethel, German, Kardashians, Cabaret, Freud, Cafe Landtmann, Yapping, Stallions, Sean Carter, Lyrics, Dumplings, Blonde, Mr. Sandman, Doner Kebab, Hungarian, Tandoori Chicken, Katy Perry, Cole Porter, I Got Rhythm, 3/4 Time, Cigars, Wild Eagles, Persian Caviar, Schwartzenegger, Cuba, Olives, Black Beans, Vivienne Westwood, Solange, Vanillekipferl, Puppini Sisters, Anniversary, The Danube, El Duque, Desi, Papayas, Sasha , Melange, Cafe Cubano, Civics, Malia, Sisterhood, Hostel, Carmelite Nuns, Sisters, Korea, Celia Cruz, Cuban Cigars, Rosemary Clooney, Fashion, Manna, Nostalgia, Vienna Austria, George Gershwin, Vienna, Spanish, Black Pudding, Vocal Coach, Pastries, Spiritain-Ment, Siestas, Turkish Figs, Euros, Rosie Clooney, Desi Arnaz, Beyonce, Educational Exchange, Hemingway, Dazzling Damsels, Gershwin, Colombia, Tito Puente, Melting Pot, Oriental, Pistachios, Diplomatic Relations, Pesos, Serena, Venus, Vienna Convention, Rihanna, Romantic, Sugar Ramos, Waltz, Bandana, Lipizzaner-Horses, Frijoles Negros, Language Lab, Platanos, Jay Z, Marcella Puppini, Tango, Goulash, Mediterranean, FSK 13 Culture Festival, Blue Danube, Cartagena, Croatian, Slovakian, Stephanushaus, Babalu, Rochusmarket, Wienerschnitzel, Travel News
Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

Secret Service Hooker Writes Her Story (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.17.2012 | Latino Voices

Now she's getting paid to bare her soul. Dania Londoño Suarez is writing a tell-all book about her escort escapades with the Secret Service in...

CNN Hero Overcomes Loss, Transforms The Lives Of Teen Moms In Colombia

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

For most people, a personal tragedy -- like the death of a son -- doesn't result in an initiative that goes on to save the lives of thousands. But...

Colombian Escort To Open Foundation For Prostitutes

Posted 06.07.2012 | Latino Voices

Dania Londoño Suarez, the escort at the center of the U.S. Secret Service sex scandal in Colombia is planning on opening a non-profit organization to...

DEA Embroiled In Prostitution Scandal

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department inspector general's office was investigating possible misconduct by two or more Drug Enforcement Administration a...

Cartagena Offers The Best Of The Caribbean, Miami (PHOTOS)

Robert Schrader | Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

Even the taxi driver who took me to the airport this morning was gossiping. "Eighty U.S. dollars," he scoffed. "All those guys had to do was give her the money."

Identities Of Secret Service Supervisors Involved In Scandal Revealed

Washington Post | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

One of the Secret Service supervisors who was forced out of the agency this week for his involvement in the Colombia prostitution scandal made light o...

Sex Just A Part Of Life In Cartagena, Colombia

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

CARTAGENA, Colombia -- Days after U.S. Secret Service agents were sent home over allegations of hard-partying and bringing prostitutes to their hotel,...

Secret Service Tries To Quell Furor

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — One of the Secret Service supervisors ousted in the agency's ongoing prostitution scandal joked on Facebook that he was checking ou...

Summit of the Americas: Despite Political Arguments We Are Getting Closer As A Hemisphere

Stephen Keppel | Posted 06.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Stephen Keppel

Despite some of the lingering political divisions, which often make the most news, we are getting closer as a hemisphere. The US is becoming more Latino and Latin America is becoming more developed.

Secret Service Revokes Agents' Top Security Clearance Following Prostitution Scandal

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

By Tabassum Zakaria and David Alexander WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service said on Monday it revoked the top sec...

Obama Speaks For First Time About Secret Service Prostitution Allegations

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

CARTAGENA, Colombia -- President Barack Obama, speaking for the first time about allegations that Secret Service agents hired prostitutes, said Sunday...

Obama Praises Controversial Free Trade Deal

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

CARTAGENA, Colombia — Exposing a rift with Israel, President Barack Obama on Sunday insisted that the United States has not "given anything away...

Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Deepens

AP | JULIE PACE and LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

CARTAGENA, Colombia -- An embarrassing scandal involving prostitutes and Secret Service agents deepened Saturday as 11 agents were placed on leave, an...

Putting Women on the Agenda in Cartagena

Amanda Klasing | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Amanda Klasing

Several weeks ago, I was in Cartagena speaking with women who have suffered unspeakable acts of violence mere miles from where the region's heads of state will gather in lavish style.

Shakira To Meet With President Obama

Posted 04.13.2012 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama is heading to Cartagena, Colombia to meet with 33 presidents and heads of state in the Summit of the Americas. And one importa...

Obama Heads To Colombia But Has Audience At Home

AP | JULIE PACE and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.13.2012 | World

TAMPA, Fla. — Putting an election year spin on his international agenda, President Barack Obama on Friday cast Latin America's rapid rise as a b...

How Celebrities Made These South American Destinations Famous

Oasis Collections | Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel
Oasis Collections

What do Brigitte Bardot, Albert Einstein and the Rat Pack have in common? They each helped make previously unknown South American towns into popular destinations.

A Hellish 30-Hour Bus Trip Convinced Me That Colombia Could End Its Civil War

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.26.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

Foreign tourists are flocking to the beaches of Cartagena and the restaurants of Bogota. And they should. Colombia's rich culture and astonishing natural beauty are easily accessible.

French Street Artist JR's 'Wrinkles In The City' Comes To LA

Jetset Graffiti » JR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

JR is in town to put together the next iteration of his trademark "Wrinkles in the City" project. Previously developed in Shanghai, Cartagena, and Spa...